Scars

Recently, I had minor surgery to remove a small skin cancer on my face. Though the surgery left a two-inch scar, I was grateful that the cancer was detected and treated in time. As I recovered, I marvelled at God's handiwork in healing and knitting together the...

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Two Little Words

"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." (1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV) "Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.(Ephesians 5:20 ESV) There are millions of words. But...

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Being Thankful

"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God." (Thessalonians 5:8 ESV)"Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. " (Ephesians 5:20 ESV)American Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It's a time...

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Are You Ready to Eat

One fall day, just before Thanksgiving, my husband and I were driving by a large organic food market. It was lunch time, and we were getting hungry."Look! People are sitting outside with plates of food. Maybe we could get something at the deli," I said. We walked...

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Entitlement: The Weakest Link

One of our main objectives as parents is to prepare our children to be successful adults. We're delighted when our children remember their "please" and "thank you" and learn how to be good team players. But, if our teenagers don't show any signs of sincere gratitude,...

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Thank You

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law." (Galatians 5:22-23 ESV)On several occasions this month I have had an automated telephone call saying: “Thank...

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